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Walking tour looks for 'Main Street' in Waterford
People pass by the First Baptist Church while on a walk through the Jordan Village section of Waterford on Saturday to get an idea of what they like about the area and also what changes they would like to see made.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
50 years later, Dick Campo Big Band is still swingina
Dick Campo of Waterford, drummer and founder of the Dick Campo Big Band, plays his Gretsch drum set, resembling the color scheme of a 1957 Chevy, at his home in Waterford on March 6. Yeah, yeah, yeah, John, Ringo, George and Paul.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Voila: New London is saved
Earlier this year, in welcoming the new president of Connecticut College, Katherine Bergeron, to New London, I suggested she might want to have lunch with Mayor Daryl Finizio, to help warm up town-gown relations.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Police logs - March 6
Claude Milton Adams, 25, of 1 Boston Post Road, Old Lyme, was charged Saturday with third-degree larceny and fourth-degree larceny.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Police logs for March 3, 2014
Matthew Allen, 20, of West Roxbury, Mass., was charged Saturday with placing a wager at a gaming facility as a minor.
Read Across America event at Avery Point is real page-turner for youngsters
University of Connecticut Avery Point campus student Stephen Strosser, left, of New London, dressed as the Cat in the Hat, attempts to fix his hair and hat as he sits with Rafael Perez of Waterford, dressed as Jonathan the Husky, the UConn mascot, while participating Sunday in a Read Across America event in the Branford House at the school's Groton ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Towns readying for new round of nuke pills distribution
A survey of 210 households in six towns this fall showed that a significant percentage of the respondents lack information about potassium iodide pills that protect against radiation that would be released in a severe nuclear power plant accident.
In Harkness greenhouse, it's spring
Charlie Luxton takes clippings as he and other Friends of Harkness volunteers work Wednesday in the new greenhouse at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford to propagate the signature heliotrope.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Scammers Targeting Smartphone Apps
If you are looking for a new place to live, the website you could be using may have been hacked by scammers.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Portion of Route 85 reopens after car accident in Waterford
Police said a portion of Route 85 near the Waterford Speedbowl has reopened following a multi-vehicle accident earlier this morning.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Business briefs for Feb. 23, 2014
BNI Crescent Beach and BNI Coastal Chapter are teaming up to benefit Care and Share of East Lyme for an evening of light hors d'oeuvres and raffle items Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6-9 p.m., at Flanders Fish Market and Restaurant , 22 Chesterfield Road.
Cost of health coverage varies widely for teachers in different systems
Jo Ann T. Morris, who taught math at Robert E. Fitch High School in Groton for 21 years, spends nearly $500 a month on Medicare for herself and her husband and wonders why the state would promise nearly free health insurance for retired state workers for life.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
State offers reward for information on Waterford homicide
The State of Connecticut is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the death of Kyle Seidel, a Waterford man who was shot to death in December 2012 while he was out picking up take-out food for his family.
New business picks up the slack after L+M closes its Safe Kids program, to help foster child safety
Kelly Murphy of The Safety Group, right, explains to client Kristen Occhionero the proper installation of the car seat for her daughter Celia, 22-months, in the parking lot at the company's offices in Waterford.
Police logs - Feb. 20
Julie A. Perry, 35, of 119 Squire St., New London, was charged Tuesday with third-degree stalking, third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment.
Waterford officials want input on Jordan Village project
Think for a moment: If you were to leave your hometown for 10 to 15 years, what changes would you want to see made by the time you return? A team of town officials, architects and planners intend to ask Waterford residents that very question and others next month at a series of public workshops to develop a master plan that will cultivate a "Main ... (more)
State House speaker says he'll work to halt keno
Connecticut's House speaker said Wednesday he will work to halt the introduction of keno, a bingo-style game that was authorized by the legislature last year as part of a deal to balance the state budget.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
State DOT agrees to fund study
The Southeast Area Transit District will move forward on a study that aims to improve transportation services in the region, now that it has secured state funding for the initiative.
Bringing Mago Point back to life is a priority for Waterford this year
The small tract of land just above where the Niantic River meets the Niantic Bay has been called "the lost jewel of the town" by local business owners, but it has been on the decline for more than 20 years.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Sen. Stillman's good idea: block keno
State Sen. Andrea Stillman, D-Waterford, has introduced legislation that would repeal the legislature's authorization to provide electronic keno games in hundreds of bars and restaurants across Connecticut.